How to do Workplace  and Town Centre Chaplaincy

WCM UK and the Industrial Mission Association have been training workplace chaplains for over 30 years.

Learn how to:

  • set up a Workplace Chaplaincy
  • organise a Chaplaincy Team
  • fundraise for Chaplaincy
  • train volunteers for Chaplaincy

A sample of our Training Course is available here.


Contact us for full information on training!

TRAINING COURSE FOR VOLUNTARY WORKPLACE CHAPLAINS:  Access to full course available for WCM UK Members here

Booklist of selected books on Workplace Chaplaincy, Generous Economy and Living Faithfully at Work available here

University Study into Chaplaincy practice.

A number of UK Universities offer accredited study into ‘Chaplaincy’:

The Cardiff Centre for Chaplaincy Studies at St Michael’s College,

In partnership with Cardiff University School of History, Archaeology and Religion, the Centre draws together practitioners and academics to study and research chaplaincy in the UK and beyond, to:

  • Study and research the diverse practice of chaplaincy and the issues it raises;
  • Support and deliver chaplains’ education and professional development; and
  • Communicate the significance of chaplaincy to an international audience.

Exciting, innovative and pioneering, the work of Centre is at the cutting edge of faith’s engagement with society. It resources chaplains in many settings, and from different faiths, putting the key issues with which chaplains engage before a wider audience. The Centre promotes dialogue around many subjects, including the public face of religion within society, the interaction of religion and spirituality, faith practitioners in secular contexts, and multi cultural and multi faith perspectives on spirituality.

The Centre is engaged in:


York St. John University chaplaincy courses

The Theology Department at York St John University is now offering a range of awards in Chaplaincy, all of which are for part-time study.

They offer a Foundation Degree, a Cert HE, and BA(Hons) in Christian Theology and Practice in Chaplaincy. They also offer a post-graduate MA in Chaplaincy Studies. Further information about these courses can be found on the York St. John Training and Development in Chaplaincy page. Enquiries about the Foundation Degree, Certificate and BA award can be made to, and for the MA Chaplaincy Studies to The department page Chaplaincy in Action also provides a helpful overview of chaplaincy in the UK, research, training, events, publications and web sites.